Pera stuns Kontaveit in Hamburg for 2nd title in 7 days
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — American player Bernarda Pera stunned top-seeded Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-4 to win the Hamburg European Open on Saturday for her second title in seven days. The 81st-ranked Pera, who won her first WTA title in Budapest last week, saved three of the four break points she faced and took four of the six she created to beat Kontaveit, the world No. 2. It was Pera’s 12th straight victory going back to the Budapest qualifiers after losing her previous five matches.Kontaveit was playing in her 16th career final and her first since February in Doha. She had been going for her seventh singles title in the final against Pera.
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Carlos Alcaraz ended up having the last word. seeded number 1 and title holder in Umag, the Spaniard had to work to take the best on Giulio Zeppieri. The Italian qualified was the first to obtain a break ball from the second game but without managing to take advantage of it. The world's number 5, on the other hand, insisted in stride and was able to take the ascendancy in order to lead three games to one.
However, Carlos Alcaraz was not sovereign in the exchange and Giulio Zeppieri did not go far from taking the opportunity to pick up . By dint of insisting, the 168th world player has achieved his ends and equalized for four games everywhere. The Italian even had three set balls on the Spanish service, without the success being there. more sharp, Carlos Alcaraz replied with the station wagon then the gain of the set on its service.
ATP classification: Alcaraz no longer stops
provided by Sports.fr Tennis - ATP classification: Alcaraz New Fourth World, Djokovic Sixth it does not definitely stop progressing. The new ATP ranking published this Monday shows that Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, now only 19, is now the new world player. Or his very better career classification. All thanks to his seventh final disputed, but lost, this Sunday, on the side of Umag in Croatia.
back-to-back finals in umag! ???? @Carlosalcaraz Takes Out Zeppieri 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to Advance. @croatiaopenumag | #croatiaopenumag pic.twitter.com/rgkpk2zxeg
-ATP Tour (@atppour) back-to-back finals in umag! ???? @Carlosalcaraz Takes Out Zeppieri 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to Advance. @croatiaopenumag | #croatiaopenumag pic.twitter.com/rgkpk2zxeg
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an advantage that the seeded number 1 could have consolidated if it had not missed the two break balls obtained from the first game of the second round. A failure that the Native of Murcia bitterly regretted later in the set. Indeed, Giulio Zeppieri was opportunistic in order to take the service to equalize a round everywhere.
vexed by this scenario, Carlos Alcaraz started the last set with the Mors-aux-totes. Taking the service of his opponent twice, the world number 5 quickly led three games to nothing ... But Giulio Zeppieri inflicted the same treatment to return to contact. in combat and, chaining three games again, sealed the fate of the m ATCH (7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in 2h52 ’) , qualifying for its second final following in Umag.
Tennis-WTA-San José: Kasatkina First qualified for semi-finals .
© Panoramic Daria Kasatkina WTA Saint-Petersburg 2021 conducted a handle by Aryna Sabalenka, Daria Kasatkina was able to recover to qualify for Semi-finals of the WTA tournament in San José. Daria Kasatkina will not miss the semi-finals in San José. seeded number 7 of the tournament, the Russian knew how to have the last word in her duel with Aryna Sabalenka. A meeting that the two players did not address in the best conditions, each losing their first service game.